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Hultman to Lead Department Of Labor and Regulation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The interim secretary of the Department of Labor and Regulation is removing interim from her title. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Friday that he will appoint Marcia Hultman, the department’s deputy secretary, to take the position. Hultman has served as interim secretary since the retirement of Secretary Pam Roberts in October....
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Snow Hampering Harvest of Some Dakotas Row Crops

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Snow in early October and early December is pushing the fall harvest of some row crops in the Dakotas into the winter months. National Agricultural Statistics Service North Dakota Director Darin Jantzi says his office has received reports that farmers might be forced to leave some corn and sunflower crops...
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Ranchers Oppose SD Tribe’s Plan for Bison Reserve

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Some cattle ranchers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation say they’ll fight plans for a large bison reserve being pursued by the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The tribe and National Park Service officials are working on making the South Unit of Badlands National Park the nation’s first tribal national park....
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Flags in SD at Half-Staff in Mandela’s Memory

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff in memory of Nelson Mandela. The former South African president died Thursday at the age of 95. Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years for opposing apartheid and helped dismantle the country’s legacy of institutionalized racism....
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